The 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will showcase 23 world premieres and 53 US premieres in its selections from 54 countries.

The festival will kick off on January 27 with the US premiere of Richard Raymond’s Desert Dancer and wrap on February 7 with Niki Caro’s McFarland (pictured) starring Kevin Costner and Maria Bello.

World premiere selections include Jonny Zwick’s Breach, Galen Knowles’ Far From Home, Brad Hall’s Generosity Of The Eye and George Butler’s Tiger, Tiger.

Among other honourees, The Theory Of Everything co-stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones will receive the Cinema Vanguard Award and Michael Keaton the Modern Master Award.

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